Graduate Diploma of Midwifery

Charles Sturt University

The Graduate Diploma of Midwifery is offered online to registered nurses and registered midwives who want to upgrade their qualifications and advance their careers.

Course Fee:

Australian: $21,200

Entry Requirements:

Must be a registered nurse within Australia; contract with an approved participating hospital as a student midwife for the duration of the course


64 subject points and completion of a concurrent minimum 12-month midwifery practice component during your study.

Subjects you can Study:


Study Pathways:

Registered midwives wishing to upgrade their qualifications are given 24 points credit. An additional 8 points credit is awarded to registered midwives who are the nominated midwifery facilitator in an accredited, partnering unit or who have additional qualifications or more than 5 years experience as a registered midwife. Registered Nurses enrolling in the course receive no credit points on entry.


Graduates of education programs accredited by ANMAC can register with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Distance Education No info No Online 1.5 years

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We want to help you find your purpose so you can make a difference. Jump into the real world with our professional accredited courses that will give you the skills you’ll need.

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Our academics and teaching staff are well-connected with industry so when you graduate, you’ll already have a wide network of industry contacts who can help you kickstart your career. We also make hands-on learning a central part of your study, so you learn by doing. Your lecturers will know your name and you can learn however suits you best — on campus, online or a combination of the two. There’s support whenever you need it and scholarships to help make it happen. 

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